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Bad boy : a memoir

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author relates his experiences growing up in Harlem, the home of Sugar Ray Robinson and Langston Hughes, in the 1940s and 1950s.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Walter Dean Myers; Walter Dean Myers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 0060295236 9780060295233 0060295244 9780060295240
OCLC Number: 45438156
Target Audience: Young Adult; 970
Description: 214 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Roots --
Harlem --
Let's Hear It for the First Grade! --
Arithmetic Summer --
Bad Boy --
Mr. Irwin Lasher --
I Am Not the Center of the Universe --
A Writer Observes --
Sonnets from the Portuguese --
Heady Days at Stuyvesant High --
The Garment Center --
God and Dylan Thomas --
Marks on Paper --
The Stranger --
Dr. Holiday --
Being Black --
1954 --
Sweet Sixteen --
The Typist --
Books I've Typed.
Responsibility: by Walter Dean Myers.
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The author relates his experiences growing up in Harlem, the home of Sugar Ray Robinson and Langston Hughes, in the 1940s and 1950s.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-02) Good Permalink

     Genre - other,memoir, no illustrations, evaluation excellent. Will interest Jr. High students. Review:  This is a very interesting retelling of the author's childhood and young adulthood aimed toward the lower levels of high school.  Although an excellent book, certain...
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